WINFACTORY 4.0 FOR DIGITAL MANUFACTURING

13/10/2016
Packaging Films

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Piovan will focus on the presentation of "Winfactory", its new application designed for control and optimisation of pro­duction processes, at the K-show. Piovan has implemented this with the evolution of its process control and management software based on the Industry 4.0 guidelines.

The integration between the pro­duction, distribution and informa­tion structures of the manufactur­ing industry is the main smart fac­tory concept. Winfactory 4.0 uses OPC - UA (Open Platform Communication - Unified Architecture). Developed by the OPC Foundation in 2015, it defines the communica­tion rules and data exchange be­tween the various entities that make up the system.

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